[GRASS-user] grass on solaris

Glynn Clements glynn at gclements.plus.com
Wed Aug 29 10:59:33 EDT 2007

Jachym Cepicky wrote:

> I would like to get GRASS running on Sun Solaris 10. Is there any howto
> about this system? Would anybody have any hint, what libraries to use (I
> assume http://sunfreeware.com is the best source for it) and which are
> better to be compiled. Any hints to used compiler (gcc 3.4.6?) and flags
> used in the configure process.

In the first instance, I would try to use Sun's compiler and
libraries. There shouldn't be any GNU-isms in GRASS (other than

> Another question would be about settings of environment variables at
> Solaris. I tried to modify /etc/profile file (adding paths to PATH
> variable) but it took no effect. Since Solaris uses many different
> places to store binaries, it would be nice to have them all reachable
> not speaking about the LD_LIBRARY_PATH variable (I need /usr/local/lib
> to be "seen" as well).

/etc/profile is read by login shells at startup. Modifying it won't
affect existing shell processes, and typically won't affect non-login
shells either.

Glynn Clements <glynn at gclements.plus.com>

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